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NZ Event Awards Winners Announced!
05 August 2016

NZAEP are thrilled to congratulate the deserving winners of the 2016 New Zealand Event Awards.

The awards were presented on August 4 at a sold-out gala event at the Auckland Museum.

Awards were presented across ten categories including, for the first time, New Zealand's Favourite Event as voted by the New Zealand public.

With record entries into this year's awards, the 2016 winners overcame intense competition to prove they are the very best of the best.


Event Professional of the Year

Victoria Murray Orr | Challenge Wanaka


Emerging Event Professional of the Year

Martin Peat | Beca


Best Exhibition of the Year

Air New Zealand 75 Years: Our nation. The world. Connected.


Best Partnership for an Event

Air New Zealand for Air NZ Queenstown International Marathon


Best Regional Event of the Year

Pop-up Globe AKL


Best Major Event of the Year

Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon


Best Community Event of the Year

Christmas in the Park Turangi


Best Industry Supplier for an Event

Sidekicker for NZ Polo Open


Best Hosted Major Event

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo


New Zealand's Favourite Event

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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